At the heart of who we are is our name, Holy Union
We express this union first of all by being one with ourselves. We strive to bring this union to our world by working among different cultures, ethnic groups, the deprived and marginalized. We strive to respect and care for the earth.
The Holy Union Sisters are an international congregation of Catholic women religious who minister today on four continents. We wear a cross with the Latin words, Sancta Unio inscribed on the front, as a symbol of our internationality. It reminds us of the desire of our founder, Jean Baptiste Debrabant, who in a letter to the sisters in 1842, wrote of the special significance of our name: “You have received that name only that you may form all together a union of heart, mind and affection in Jesus and Mary.”
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Dorothy Vaill Fund
Applications to the Dorothy Vaill Memorial Fund for the 2019 academic year are now available. In order to be considered for 2019, applications must be postmarked by February 15th, 2019. Award recipients will be notified in mid-April.
We gathered at Clifton Rehabilitation Center and Nursing Home on Saturday, September 24th to celebrate the 100th birthday of Sr. Laurette DeChamplain!
On August 26, 2022 we gathered to celebrate Mass in honor of our seven Jubilarians for 2022. Our Jubilarians included Sr. Ruth Beaudoin (75 years), Sr. Joan Guertin (70 years), Sr. Cecile Mousseau (70 years), Sr. Mary Bridget McGettigan (70 years), Sr. Mary Catherine Burns (65 years), Sr. Jane Newcomb (65 years) and Sr. Lorraine Sirois (65 years).
Our annual Assembly was held the last week of July 2022 in Warwick, RI. Our Assembly was a hybrid this year with Sisters and Associates gathering in person and via Zoom.
Our offices have moved to 205 Bedford Street, Fall River, MA. 02720
Justice & Peace Calendar
Justice and Peace Issues Sept. 25 World Day of Migrants & Refugees WORLD DAY of MIGRANTS & REFUGEESBACKGROUND:The Church has celebrated the Day for Migrants and Refugees since 1914, a few months before the start of the 1st World War. In the...
The Season of Creation begins on September 1, the Day of Prayer for Creation